Minnesota : a history of the State by Theodore C. Blegen ; with a new concluding chapter, "A State that works," by Russell W. Fridley.
Call Number: Gustavus Library General Collection - F606 .B668 1975
Publication Date: 1975-07-07
"In an engaging and readable style, renowned historian Theodore Blegen takes the reader on a tour of Minnesota's development, from the geological events that shaped the land to westward movement to twentieth-century modernization. This second edition includes a concluding chapter by Russell W. Fridley that chronicles the impact of turbulent national politics and cultural changes of the 1960s and 1970s on the state, as well as an extensive reading list and detailed index. Minnesota is a concise yet comprehensive account of the state's progress, highlighting landmarks in politics, technology, the arts, and architecture."